Tell us about your community venue or room in Torfaen

If your organisation or venue has a room for hire we’d like to know about it.  Our members often request rooms for meetings, events or for a specific purpose and if we know this, we can signpost them your way.   We’re looking for all community venues across Torfaen, so no matter how big or… Continue reading Tell us about your community venue or room in Torfaen

Knowledge Hub available for free support across the third sector

Knowledge Hub gives voluntary organisations in Wales easy access to a range of online information, networking and learning. Third Sector Support Wales partners have launched a new bank of online information and learning resources for the voluntary sector in Wales. Knowledge Hub is an easy to use tool to help voluntary organisations upskill, learn and… Continue reading Knowledge Hub available for free support across the third sector

Have you heard of the Gwent Police Herbert Protocol?

Are you currently supporting a vulnerable person in your family, neighbours, workplace with Dementia, Alzheimer’s or with limited mental capacity? Have you heard of the Gwent Police Herbert Protocol? The Herbert Protocol is a risk reduction tool to be used in the event of an adult with one of these conditions goes missing. It is named after… Continue reading Have you heard of the Gwent Police Herbert Protocol?

Putting your organisation into the spotlight

We want to put a spotlight on some of the amazing organisations here in Torfaen. If you’re one and want to be featured, please get in touch. We would like to offer member groups the opportunity to publicise their organisations through our #WordFromTheThird channels. If you are interested, please send us your news, or complete… Continue reading Putting your organisation into the spotlight

Eastern Valley Foodbank return to face to face activity

Please be aware that Eastern Valley Foodbank have returned to face-to-face operations,   This means that all five locations will reopen as a drop-in centre where customers may pick up their food parcels and get guidance and support with debt, budgeting, and benefits advice.   You must schedule an appointment through your support worker or… Continue reading Eastern Valley Foodbank return to face to face activity

Beyond COVID-19: Keeping your charity safe from fraud

This webinar on ‘beyond covid-19: keeping your charity safe from fraud’ was presented as part of international charity fraud awareness week 2020. The session highlighted what fraud and cybercrime could look like in the future from a range of different charity perspectives – small charities, large charities, counter fraud and finance professionals. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHT5v_j76dk The Charity… Continue reading Beyond COVID-19: Keeping your charity safe from fraud

New website launched to protect the voluntary sector from fraud and cybercrime

The Charity Commission has launched a new charity fraud website designed to give the voluntary sector information, advice and practical tools to fight fraud and stay safe from harm. The new website is part of a joint initiative between the Charity Commission and the Fraud Advisory Panel, ahead of this year’s Charity Fraud Awareness week, which will take… Continue reading New website launched to protect the voluntary sector from fraud and cybercrime

COVID-19 ‘survive’ and ‘thrive’ grants now open

Voluntary organisations can now apply for pandemic funding through a new phase of the Third sector resilience fund for Wales. The Third sector resilience fund (TSRF) has provided unique support to 235 voluntary organisations in Wales since April 2020. However, charities and other voluntary groups are facing existing and new challenges as they deal with the ongoing… Continue reading COVID-19 ‘survive’ and ‘thrive’ grants now open